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Psychology, GCSE Level 2

  • 2

    Level 2

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2022

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2022, Part Time


GCSE Psychology is offered as a one-year daytime course. You will spend 3 hours per week in class and you will need to spend a minimum of 4 hours each week on your own studies and homework set by your lecturer.
This is an intensive and demanding course which requires full attendance and self-directed study. You may need to purchase a textbook (you will be advised as to which one at the start of the course).
The course will follow the OCR Specification GCSE (9-1) in Psychology (J203).

Topics include:

  • Criminal Psychology
  • Development
  • Psychological Problems
  • Social Influence
  • Memory
  • Sleep and Dreaming
  • The Brain and Neuropsychology
  • Research

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have GCSE English and mathematics at grade D/3 or above, or a Functional Skills qualification at level 1, or a level 2 ESOL qualification.

Learning Outcomes

The course is intended for those wishing to continue to study psychology at a higher level, pursue careers in fields such as health, education, marketing, media or human resources or simply to learn more about how our minds work.
You will need to have a mature approach to study and be highly self-motivated with the willingness to work hard both independently and in small groups and take part in discussions.


Two exams in May/June 2019


Students may go on to an Access to HE course at CCN or university courses which require a GCSE in a social science subject at grade C or above.

Career Progression

A GCSE in a social science subject is very useful in getting started in a wide variety of careers.


Students who pay will be charged the sum of both the tuition and registration fee. The fee for tuition is currently £390.00 and registration is £36.00 and fees maybe adjusted and therefore subject to change. Please contact the Advice Shop on 01603 773773 for further information.

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